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Piotr Dutkiewicz

Politics and society in Eastern Europe; Social change in Russia and CIS countries; Ethnic conflict; state and administration in eastern Europe

Degrees:LLM (University of Warsaw, Poland) PhD (Russian Academy of Science, Moscow)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5628
Email:Piotr.Dutkiewicz@carleton.ca
Office:C679 Loeb Building
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Professor

Piotr Dutkiewicz is Professor of Political Science and former Director of the Institute of European and Russian Studies. Currently he is a co-director (with Les Pal) of  Carleton’s  Centre for Governance and Public Management He was educated at Warsaw University (LLM) and the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow (Ph.D.). He was a Fellow of St. Peter’s and Nuffield Colleges in Oxford and a Visiting Professor at Berkeley University, Institute for International Relations (USA) and taught at Warsaw University in Poland (1977-1989) and Queen’s University (1990-1993) in Kingston, Ontario.

Professor Dutkiewicz was editor-in-chief of a 19 volume series on “Local and Regional Development in Poland and Eastern Europe” (1986-1989) and editor (or co-editor) of 16 books. He is also the author of many chapters in books and articles in professional journals.  He was a Director of four large scales, high visibility Projects in Russia funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (on regional development, unemployment insurance, labor market and social policies).  He was also involved in CIDA -AUCC lead project on juvenile justice and youth at risk in Russia. He was  a member of a Canadian Official State delegation to Russia in 2003 (lead by Gov. General Adrienne Clarkson).  May, 2006 he received a doctorate Honoris Causa from the People’s Friendship University (Moscow) and in 2007 the Honorary Degree from the Russian Academy of Public Administration ( Moscow) for the “very significant contribution to the development of Canada- Russia relations and quality of research”. He is recipient of FPA Research Productivity Bursary for 2016 – 2017 and Carleton’s  Research Excellence Award in 2014.

He is a member of the Valdai Club, a group of forty world renowned experts on Russia; in 2009 he received the Russian Federation’s Order of Friendship from President Dmitry Medvedev.

Current Research Projects

He is involved in (Re) Inventing Hegemonies  Project. The main purpose of this research /book project is fourth fold:

  • To  re-theorize approach to a “new-hegemony (ies) ” from a multidisciplinary perspective;
  • To analyze main structural contradictions  of the world system (such as – for instance wealth v poverty, universalism v. regional/local identity, state v. market etc.  in order to spot areas of the formation of the structural  contours of  the  new hegemonies;
  • To develop a taxonomy of re- hegemonisation and counter-hegemony approaches and processes such as – for instance – but not limited by that list .

Selected Publications

Eurasia on the Edge Managing Complexity, Piotr Dutkiewicz,  Richard Sakwa  and Fyodor Lukyanov (eds.) Rowman US, 2018

Mapping a New World Order: The Rest Beyond the West, (co-edited with Vladimir Popov), (Edgar Edward Publishing, 2017)

Social History of Post-Communist Russia, Routledge (co-edited with Richard Sakwa and Vladimir Kulikov), (London & New York, 2016)

Eurasian Integration: The View from Within, (co-edited with Richard Sakwa), (Routledge, 2015)

Piotr Dutkiewicz and Richard Sakwa, eds., 22 Ideas to Fix the World: Conversations with the World’s Foremost Thinkers, New York University Press, October 2013, pp. 480.

Piotr Dutkiewicz and Andrei Margolin, eds., New Technologies in Public Administration as Reflected by the Canadian and Russian Experience – (original title: Новые технологии государственного управления в зеркале канадского и российского опыта), Moscow Governance University Press, 2013, pp. 270.

Democracy versus Modernization: A Dilemma for Russia and for the World (co-edited with Vladislav Inozemtsev), (Routledge, 2012)

For a more comprehensive list of publications please view Professor Dutkiewicz’s bio on the EURUS website.